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Fennel vs Artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Fennel and Artichoke

  • Fennel is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin A RAE, yet Artichoke is richer in Copper, Folate, Magnesium, Fiber, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Fennel is 40% higher.
  • Fennel contains 48 times more Vitamin A RAE than Artichoke. Fennel contains 48µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Artichoke contains 1µg.

Food types used in this article are Fennel, bulb, raw and Artichokes, (globe or french), raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.7%
Contains more Iron +75.3%
Contains more Magnesium +252.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +80%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Copper +250%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.7%
Contains more Iron +75.3%
Contains more Magnesium +252.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +80%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Copper +250%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Fennel
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Contains more Vitamin A +7307.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +324.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +620%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.8%
Contains more Folate +151.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 11.7
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 157%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 39% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 51% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin A +7307.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +324.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +620%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.8%
Contains more Folate +151.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 11.7

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Fennel Artichoke
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 5.11g Artichoke
Protein 1.24g 3.27g Artichoke
Fats 0.2g 0.15g Fennel
Carbs 7.3g 10.51g Artichoke
Calories 31kcal 47kcal Artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 0.99g Artichoke
Fiber 3.1g 5.4g Artichoke
Calcium 49mg 44mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 1.28mg Artichoke
Magnesium 17mg 60mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 50mg 90mg Artichoke
Potassium 414mg 370mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 94mg Fennel
Zinc 0.2mg 0.49mg Artichoke
Copper 0.066mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 963IU 13IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0.19mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 11.7mg Fennel
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.072mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.066mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 1.046mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.338mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.116mg Artichoke
Folate 27µg 68µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg 14.8µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.036g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.005g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.064g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fennel Artichoke
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
28
Fennel
19
Artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
35
Artichoke

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
7%
Fennel
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
11%
Artichoke
Fats
1%
Fennel
1%
Artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.94g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.054g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/nutrients
  2. Artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169205/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.